Coming Soon - Guide to 2018 Restaurant Openings


Coming Soon – Guide to 2018 Restaurant Openings

Start making reservations because these 2018 restaurants are going to attract a waitlist.

Local favorites Rose’s Fine Food, Grey Ghost and the Detroit Optimist Society are trying something new in the new year. New buildings mean new restaurants at the Siren Hotel and The Selden. And there are some newcomers too – husband and wife team, Rachel and Paul are opening a brewery in Islandview.


Flowers of Vietnam
4430 Vernor Hwy W Detroit, MI 48209
Flowers Of Vietnam is located at Vernor Coney Island in Southwest Detroit. Emphasizing on traditional Vietnamese cuisine and Golden Feels, the popular restaurant reopens with additional space. OPENED


Willis Show Bar
4156 Third St, Detroit, MI 48201
Detroit Optimist Society is at it again and bringing something new (and old) to the Cass Corridor. Willis Show Bar will offer a 1960s inspired cocktail menu and live performances by jazz, blues and soul artists. Opening: January


8044 Kercheval Ave, Detroit, MI 482141
Evoking old world practices, Marrow is a neighborhood restaurant and butcher shop located in the heart of West Village in Detroit.. Opening: early 2018


Albena Detroit
1509 Broadway St, Detroit, MI 48226
The Siren Hotel is opening in the Wurlitzer building and Albena Detroit will be a unique eight-seat tasting menu-only designed by Chef Garrett Lipar. Opening: January


 SheWolf Pastificio & Bar 
438 Selden St, Detroit, MI 48201
Chef Anthony Lombardo is bringing Roman inspired cuisine to The Selden  – a new condo development in the Cass Corridor. Opening: Early 2018


Cork & Gable 
2415 Michigan Ave Detroit, MI 48216
Cork & Gabel’s name is derived from a combination of gabel, the German word for fork, and cork, a nod to the restaurant’s location in Corktown.  The idea for this fusion stems from Executive Chef Matthew McGrail’s, Irish and Italian heritage and owner Joe Mifsud passion for German food. Opening: April 2018


1400 Van Dyke, Detroit, MI 48214
Get ready for pierogis! West Village is getting a Polish restaurant and bakery from the owner of Rose’s Fine Food. Opening: Summer 2018


Brewery Faisan
1087 Beaufait St, Detroit, MI 48207
Beer and bike lovers rejoice. Brewery Faisan will offer Belgian ales and bike parking in Islandview – get ready to relax and enjoy the riverfront. Opening: TBD


Wilda’s Detroit
6568 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
Rose’s Fine Food founders are expanding to New Center with a counter service restaurant named for their great-grandmother. Opening: TBD


Second Best
42 Watson Detroit, MI 48201
The Grey Ghost team is opening a neighborhood bar for the nights you’re not feeling fancy. Soda gun drinks, rotating ‘beer + shot’ and sandwiches pair perfectly with shuffle board and pub games. Opening: Spring 2018


The City Bakery
3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48202
New York City favorite The City Bakery is coming to the Fisher Building! Get breakfast, lunch and pastries for all occasions. Opening: Early 2018


White Star Pizza
2135 Michigan Ave, Detroit, MI 48216
Corktown is getting a pizza place. Gourmet AND vegan pizzas coming soon. Opening: Early TBD


Lovers Only
34 Grand River Ave, Detroit, MI 48226
The Capitol Park food scene continues to grow. Lovers Only offers pasture-raised Michigan beef, hand-cut fries, full bar and more. Opening: TBD


Chili Mustard Onions
3411 Brush St, Detroit, MI 48201
Vegans and vegetarians can relish in the Detroit coney tradition at Chili Mustard Onions in Brush Park. Opening: TBD


“Funk Room” by Batch Brewing Company
2841 East Grand Blvd, Detroit, MI 48211
Batch is expanding to the North End with a brewery specializing in sour ales and ciders. Opening: Late 2018




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